Youthwords 2018



2017 Short Story Winners Meghan Waltenberg and Molly Bass with City of Greater Sudbury Poet Laureate, Kim Fahner



Youthwords Writing Contest

Sponsored by The Sudbury Star


Contest Details

#MakingCanLit in northern Ontario!

If you are a high school student in the Sudbury area, then consider being part of our Canadian Literature scene and send us your creative writing.

We’re looking for work that is alive on the page, rich with imagery and presents your unique vision. 

Short Story Submissions – 1000 words max.

Poetry Submissions (2 please) – 30 lines max each.


Cash Prizes – for each category

1st Place – $150

Runner Up – $75


Deadline: Sunday, October 21, 2018 at midnight

Submissions to [email protected]

Anonymous Submissions Please

Include a separate sheet with   -the title of your submission, -your name, – your date of birth and grade, – your address, phone number, and email address                              

Send Us Word